Sandra Emerson, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/22/2012 09:50:22 PM PDT
Updated: 10/22/2012 09:50:49 PM PDT

UPLAND – City Manager Stephen Dunn on Monday had a clear message for residents regarding the city’s dire financial situation.

“I’m just here to tell you this city will not file bankruptcy under my watch, plain and simple,” Dunn said, referring to a city memo that was obtained by the Daily Bulletin.

The memo, written by Dunn and discussed with the City Council during a closed session meeting, outlines the state of the city’s finances and strategies related to labor negotiations that will begin toward the end of the year, he said.

The memo reveals the city’s expenses were underprojected, resulting in $2.7 million less in reserves and the need for severe cuts to city services and employees.

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